Re: Program for daytime sats transiting Sun?

From: Dirk Devlies (dirk.devlies@telenet.be)
Date: Thu Mar 04 2010 - 20:13:32 UTC

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    Hi
    
    Heavensat does that for all satellites in the database for all planets, sun 
    and moon.
    http://www.heavensat.ru/english
    
    Greetings
    
    Dirk Devlies
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Thomas Ashcraft" <ashcraft@heliotown.com>
    To: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 7:05 PM
    Subject: Program for daytime sats transiting Sun?
    
    
    >
    >
    > I am in the process of setting up a solar telescope for solar flare
    > monitoring and I just witnessed a satellite passing across the Sun's
    > disk.  The solar panels were very sharp in my view.  That was very cool.
    > .
    > I am going to be doing dawn to dusk solar monitoring with video
    > capability and if I knew when there would be transits I could video them
    > precisely.
    >
    > Is there a specific program that can predict daytime sat passes across
    > the Sun's disk?
    >
    > Thanks in advance for references.
    >
    > Thomas Ashcraft
    > New Mexico
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